The intersection of Isaac Brock Drive and First Road West will be closed to all traffic from 9:00 AM on Monday, April 20th to 9:00 PM on Friday, April 24th.
As a result of the closure, route 43 STONE CHURCH buses will be detoured.
At 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 18th Hamilton’s Public Works Department will close all lanes of the upper portion of the Kenilworth Access (Mountain Brow Blvd to Sherman Access) as part of the ongoing rock scaling and cleanup work that began last Friday after a rock slide occurred along the escarpment. The access is expected to reopen by Sunday evening. At this time, one lane remains closed.
The access must be shut down this weekend so crews can safely remove large rocks and other materials from the escarpment. If the work is completed sooner the lanes will be reopened.
It will be necessary to detour 41 MOHAWK during thia closure.
Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15th, the City of Hamilton’s Public Works Department will begin work on King Street in Stoney Creek between Battlefield Drive and Applewood Avenue. The work involves the installation of a new water main, full road reconstruction and streetscaping work throughout the downtown core.
The City of Hamilton has announced that the city and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 107 have reached a tentative agreement.
There will be no HSR strike.
The city issued a media release at 5:30am today, however this has noy yet been posted on Hamilton.ca.
GO Transit plans to suspend service to the Hamilton GO Centre if the HSR goes on strike. An early message sent out Wednesday evening was sent out prematurely stating that this would happen effective tomorrow morning.
Service for routes 16 TORONTO-HAMILTON EXPRESS, 18 LAKESHORE WEST TRAIN MEET and 47 HWY 407 WEST would cease service to the Hamilton GO Centre if a strike were to occur.
As a reminder, the Hamilton Street Railway will be operating on a holiday schedule for the Good Friday on April 3rd. On this date many routes will be operating with reduced frequencies while some routes will not be operating at all. The HSR will be operating on a regular Sunday schedule on Sunday April 5th for Easter Sunday and will be operating on a regular weekday schedule on Easter Monday, April 6th.
The following routes will not be in service on Good Friday or Easter Sunday:
On Monday, March 23rd, Hamilton’s Public Works Department began work on West 5th Street between Brantdale Avenue and Wembley Road and on Fennell Avenue between the Mohawk College entrance and West 3rd Street. Effective Monday, March 30th, 2015 and until approximately early September, turning restrictions will be in effect at West 5th Street at Fennell Avenue as a result of road construction. Due to these restrictions, routes 20 A-LINE EXPRESS, 21 UPPER KENILWORTH, and 33 SANATORIUM will be on detour.
Effective Thursday, March 31st, 2015 from 7:00AM to 12:00PM, University Avenue from Forsyth Avenue to College Crescent (McMaster University) Southbound Traffic Only will be closed due to construction. Routes 1A KING, 5C DELAWARE and 51 UNIVERSITY will be detoured during this time.
This is the same detour as previously took place on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.
The Hamilton Street Railway has issued the Spring 2015 edition of their quarterly Bus News, which has arrived on HSR buses and at transit terminals. The digital edition of the Bus New is not online yet. There are minor changes to the schedules of many routes.
Below are the changes that will take effect Sunday March 29th, 2015.
This summarizes detours due to the Around the Bay Road Race. As in past years, this event consists of both a 30k run (approximately 9,000 runners entered) and a 5k run (approximately 2,500 runners entered).
THIRTY KILOMETRE RACE
The 30K race will start at York and Caroline and will continue east on York, north on James and east on Burlington Street (the diversion via Guise and Dock Service Road will not be used this year). The race will then exit Burlington Street to Woodward Avenue and then continue with the routing that has been used in previous years.
At 9:30 AM, the race starts at York/Caroline and proceeds as described above. No traffic will be allowed through on the cross streets while the runners are on James (Cannon and Barton) at the start of the race for a period of about 15-20 minutes while the runners clear the intersections.